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“It’s not happiness that makes us grateful but gratefulness that makes us happy.” – Br. David Steindl Rast

A note from Carl Greetings Friends, Happy Summer to you! I'm toward the end of my week of solo parenting while Erin is on retreat in California. Always humbling, I offer a bow of awe and praise to all those rockin single moms and dads out there. Ever since Erin introduced this video from her… Read the full post

Discipline and Roaming Free

A note from Carl Last week I attended a retreat in California. At this retreat center, they make amazing organic food. 3 meals a day, and every lunch and dinner they serve delicious home-made cakes with a huge bowl of freshly whipped cream. It is a funny thing- often when we attend meditation retreats, we sit for… Read the full post

Happy Tears & Space to be Human

A note from Erin: Hello! Our 7-year old son has been studying aikido for the past few months, and he just began taking guitar lessons from an amazing man who is also one of his aikido teachers. I love love love being a fly on the wall during these classes. I'm used to being a teacher… Read the full post

A note from Carl A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a legacy of listening and the passing of Gene Gendlin. Usually, in the days or weeks after writing a newsletter, the topic will stay alive in me, and will continue to grow and unfold through life experience, conversations, relationships etc. In the past couple weeks… Read the full post

A Surprising Cure for Burnout

A note from Erin: Before I get into today's missive, I want to remind you that our upcoming Art of Sitting class starts on Monday! It's our first online offering where we'll be teaching the powerful movement lessons we do at in-person classes and retreats. We're very excited to be able to share these transformational… Read the full post

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